Dr Ian Overton appointed Chief Executive, Green Industries SA

Dr Ian Overton appointed Chief Executive, Green Industries SA

  • Corporate
  • March 11, 2021

March 12, 2021: His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le ACD, Governor of South Australia has officially confirmed Dr Ian Overton as the new Chief Executive of Green Industries SA

Ian has over 30 years’ experience in business, research, academia and government, including 17 years with the CSIRO. He has a passion for sustainability and enhancing environmental, social and economic outcomes through strategy and implementation of the circular economy. He has a science background in environmental and water resource management with an Honours Degree and a PhD. He also has a business background in entrepreneurship and innovation with a Graduate Certificate in Management, a Diploma in Company Directorship and an MBA. Ian is also an adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Adelaide’s Centre for Global Food and Resources.

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